portal system

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system of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver

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Mosca, "Thrombosis in the portal venous system after elective laparoscopic splenectomy," Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, vol.
Clinical values of color doppler ultrasound and magnetic resonance angiography in diagnosis of the tumor emboli and thrombi in portal venous system.
Long term management requires decompression of the portal venous system.
Two factors cause increased pressure within the portal venous system.
He said that portal hypertension is a major complication of chronic liver disease and is manifested through an increase in the blood pressure within a system of veins called the portal venous system.
When neglected, the intramural gas eventually drains into the mesenteric veins and subsequently into the portal venous system.
It usually develops secondary to infection in the drainage area of the portal venous system (1), (2).
Upon receipt of a verbal report from the radiologist that the CT scan showed extensive pneumatosis, small bowel ileus, air in the portal venous system and mild hydronephrosis, Dr.
The association of necrotising enterocolitis with air in the portal vein was first documented 50 years ago (4) and is a result of bowel wall gas embolising into the portal venous system.